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The State of the Web - Winter 2010

The State of the Web - Winter 2010

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The 4 Stages of Technology Integration in Education Back again to the topic of technology integration Vs using technology in education. If you still remember, last week Educational Technology and Mobile Learning published two posts on the difference between these two concepts and we argued that technology integration is what is asked from teachers and not just using technology . Integrating technology in your teaching requires beforehand planning and structuring. It also predisposes the existence of a set of learning goals you want to achieve through the integration of this technology in the class.

Social Media Demographics: Who?s Using Which Sites? This post was written by Jenny Urbano, our Social Media Manager. Here at Demandforce, we love seeing and celebrating your ideas! And more than that, we love to hear from YOU. We want to bridge the gap between us and you, so that’s why we’re offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to win a trip to San Francisco, sightsee in this amazing city, visit Demandforce headquarters and share your ideas with us! 6 winners, and a guest of their choice will be flown out to San Francisco, California on March 12-14th, 2014, where they will stay in Union Square, spend a day at Demandforce, have dinner with the team, and explore the lovely City by the Bay!

Alex Bogusky's FearLess Revolution - FearLess Blog - Introducing?COMMON Watch as Alex Bogusky, Rob Schuham and John Bielenberg present COMMON, and follow along with the deck below (Download PDF). We’re confident that benefiting people, communities, society, the environment and future generations is the new advantage in business. We’re launching the COMMON brand in support of this transition from competitive advantage to collaborative advantage. COMMON is one part community; one part business prototyper; and one part collaborative brand. A living network of creative people rapidly prototyping dozens or hundreds of progressive businesses designed to solve social problems.

How to Suck at Facebook All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. TheOatmeal.com was lovingly built using CakePHP All artwork and content on this site is Copyright © 2015 Matthew Inman. Please don't steal. 10 Ways To Promote Your School Image Credit: blog.socialmaximizer.com There are so many neat ways to promote your school and/or district in this day in age. Leveraging the power of social media, Web 2.0 Tools, and mobile devices enables schools to inform stakeholders of the innovative learning experiences happening daily. Highlighted in this blog post you will read about ten of my favorite ways to hype up your school and/or district. 1.

Social Media Sites as Talent Incubators The line that may have defined the ‘80’s culturally – “I want my MTV” – was Sting’s vocal contribution to Dire Straits’ “Money for Nothing,” the band’s most successful single from their cart-topping “Brothers in Arms” album. Twenty-five years later (that’s right you older folks, twenty-five years), the refrain might rather seems to have been reversed. “MTV Wants You,” it turns out. Bloomberg News reports that the pioneering cable music video channel released its ‘MTV Music Meter’ on December 14. The new web service “scans social networks for bands generating an increasing number of comments,” and is intended “to re-associate and new-associate the MTV brand with music,” according to MTV Network’s head of digital operations, Dermot McCormick.

13 Million Facebook Users Haven't Touched Their Privacy Settings As Facebook prepares Graph Search for wide release, some have concerns about the privacy issues the new feature raises. How can you be sure only your friends will see your name during searches? After all, more than a quarter of Facebook users share information with an audience much wider than their social circle. And 13 million users haven't even touched their privacy settings. To see how Graph Search will affect you, as well as a few helpful tips for customizing your privacy settings, check out this infographic, courtesy of Marketo.

15 Insightful Language & Culture Infographics Do you ever get the feeling that infographics about everything from A to Z are catching your eye from every direction? Nowadays, it seems as though we all crave a visual aspect to data – and for good reason. As David McCandless pointed out at TEDGlobal 2010, “There’s something quite magical about visual information. 10 European Startups To Watch in 2011 When you hear Silicon Valley discuss the European startup scene it’s often negatively. Some say that the investors aren’t brave enough, some say the entrepreneurs aren’t bold enough. Whether there’s any truth in these accusations or not, the fact is that there are startups across Europe that are brimming with original ideas and creativity. Following on from our 10 Exciting European Startups from 2010, here are 10 startups to look out for in 2011. Pearltrees

Building the Culture of an Empowered Mindset Towards Technology Innovation I have been having an incredible year of learning in my half-time role with Parkland School Division, along with speaking and consulting for other schools/districts. I have learned a lot from both positions and I feel that it is very valuable to be able to look at school cultures within your organization, while also looking at what other schools do from an outsider’s perspective. In this work, I have realized how truly important the role of principal is in building, not only in creating a positive culture, but an innovative one. These schools continuously strive to understand the changes happening in our world to not only catch up, but to lead the way in providing amazing learning opportunities for our students.

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